About John Fyten




Active in real estate since 1989, John represents clients throughout the mid-Peninsula, focusing primarily on Menlo Park and Palo Alto.  John’s real estate experience includes sales, rental and homeowner’s association management.  His thoughtful, professional approach and broad range of experience give you the edge, whether you’re buying or selling a single-family home, condo or investment property.  In his fifteen years of selling real estate, John has been in the top 2% of all Coldwell Banker agents internationally once, in the top 8% of all Coldwell Banker agents four times, and in the top 18% once.  In both Q4 2008 and Q4 2009 he was one of the top 1000 NRT sales associates nationwide, putting him in the top 2%.  John is ranked third in sales volume of the approximately ninety agents in the downtown Palo Alto Coldwell Banker office as of July 31, 2012.  Three times in 2011 he led the office in number of buyer transactions per month.  Currently number 68 of 953 Coldwell Banker agents in the San Francisco Peninsula Region, and ranked in the top 1000 of the approximately 41,000 Coldwell Banker agents internationally.    


John believes that a client deserves the utmost care, integrity, honesty and loyalty.  One of John’s clients best expressed  his approach when she said she felt “well led and well advised”.


Committed to professionalism, John holds the Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI) designation to better serve his clients.  To keep abreast of technology, John has earned the e-Pro and Real-Tech real estate technology certifications.  John belongs to the local board of REALTORS (SILVAR) and to the California and National Associations of REALTORS.


Educated in relevant areas, John has degrees in Advertising and Business Administration, plus advanced training in real estate analysis.


John’s interests include music, history and architecture, and how markets operate. 


A local resident since 1967, John lives in the Sharon Heights area of Menlo Park with his wife, Claudia, a third-generation Palo Altan.  He is a graduate of Palo Alto schools and of San Jose State University.

See also Client Testimonials, Why You Should Work With Me, Three Great Questions to Ask an Agent and What Makes an Ideal Real Estate Agent?

Interested in buying or selling?  Please contact contact me at jfyten@cbnorcal.com.


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